Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

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  1. Which country is former head of FIFA Sepp Blatter from?
    1. Switzerland
    2. Germany
    3. Austria
  2. Where did the Syrian national team play their qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup?
    1. India
    2. United Arab Emirates
    3. Malaysia
  3. Which of these teams did England beat in qualifying for the 2018 World Cup?
    1. Scotland
    2. Wales
    3. Northern Ireland
  4. The Russian exclave of Kaliningrad lies between which two EU member states?
    1. Estonia and Latvia
    2. Romania and Bulgaria
    3. Poland and Lithuania
  5. Who scored the famous “Hand of God goal”?
    1. Pelé
    2. Diego Maradona
    3. Ronaldinho
  6. How many African countries competed at the 1966 World Cup in England?
    1. Zero
    2. One
    3. Two
  7. Which player in England’s World Cup squad has the most appearances for the national team?
    1. Harry Kane
    2. Kyle Walker
    3. Gary Cahill
  8. Which of these countries has more billionaires than Russia?
    1. France
    2. Germany
    3. Japan
  9. Which two countries went to war with each other following a riot at a football match in 1969?
    1. El Salvador and Honduras
    2. Serbia and Macedonia
    3. Russia and Ukraine
  10. How many grounds are hosting matches at the 2018 World Cup?
    1. 10
    2. 12
    3. 15
  11. By what scoreline did Germany beat Brazil in the semi-finals of the 2014 World Cup?
    1. 6-1
    2. 7-1
    3. 8-1
  12. Which of these countries has never won the World Cup as a host nation?
    1. France
    2. Italy
    3. Brazil

Caption competition

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“Honey, I blew up the dog…” Walthamstow Hall

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1a, 2c, 3a, 4c, 5b, 6a, 7c, 8b, 9a, 10b, 11b, 12c

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